Swedish Institute, Massage Therapy (New York, NY); Associate of Occupational Studies; December, 2010
Trinity College (Hartford, CT); Bachelor of Arts; May, 2006
New York State License # 024940
Western Modalities: Swedish, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Chair Massage, and Reflexology
Eastern Modalities: Shiatsu
CPR: December 2010
Doctor Feelgood, Amsterdam, The Netherlands July 2012-September 2015
As a Master Therapist (the highest level of expertise offered) Doctor Feelgood, a massage company with two locations in Amsterdam, I have treated over 700 clients to a variety of massage treatments, including Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Foot Reflexology and Relaxation massage.
Vigilius Mountain Spa Resort (*****) Lana, Italy May 2011-March 2012
At this five-star, Design hotel located 1500 meters high in the Dolomite mountains, guests were able to truly relax in the luxurious spa. As one of four full-time massage therapists I treated over 700 clients to a variety of spa treatments and massage. I also worked the reception area on occasion, and was proficient in our computer's reservations system, aiding guests in choosing treatments best suited for their needs, and offered detailed information on the aesthetic products we sold.
Providence Day Spa, Brooklyn, NY March 2011-May 2011
Worked on a diverse group of clients (ages 8 to 76), for both relaxation and therapeutic massage sessions, combining Swedish and Deep Tissue techniques. Performed several pre-natal massages as well.
Onsite Clinical Internship-P.H. Ling Clinic of Massage Therapy
Clinic I: Performed one-hour Swedish Relaxation Massage on six clients; wrote SOAP notes as well as completed exit interviews with monitoring practitioners.
Clinic II: Performed one-hour Shiatsu Massage on six clients, completed SOAP notes and conducted exit interviews with monitoring practitioners.
Clinic III: Over a 15 week period, performed Western and Eastern evaluation of two clients with diagnosed pathologies and applied treatment plans for each client in each modality (6 sessions of Swedish Therapeutic Massage and 6 sessions of Shiatsu), including verbal and written intake, full-body assessment, and SOAP notes.
Offsite Clinical Externship
Mt. Sinai Medical Center (New York, NY): Performed chair massage on doctors and staff, employing Swedish strokes as well as shiatsu pressure points.
American Diabetes Association Tour De Cure (New York, NY): Performed post-event sports massage on athletes having completed 15, 30, 55 or 100 miles of biking. Many participants themselves had diabetes and we were able to discuss self-care techniques to encourage healthy muscle growth and maintenance.
Housing Works (New York, NY): Performed chair massage on a population of HIV infected individuals, employing Swedish strokes, shiatsu pressure points, stretching and passive Range of Motion.